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Nancy G.

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Starting at $90
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Nancy G.

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Experienced teacher of 25 years, specializing in the beginner guitar student 4 years old and up! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Nancy

I am a professional classical guitarist & jazz vocalist with 25 years of experience teaching in various genres, ranging from teaching young students (4 years old and up) music / guitar at schools in a group setting, to coaching guitar majors at university level in private setting. I have BA and a

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Heather R.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Education from Lord Fairfax Community College
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Heather R.

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With over 20 years experience in music and over 10 years experience teaching, I use each student's unique qualities and personal preferences in my instruction. Each lesson is tailored to the needs and goals of the student. Music theory, technique, reading music, basics and beyond are just some of what my students learn as they master the style and genre of music they enjoy playing the most. Best of all, no matter the skill level my students come to me with, they leave the very first lesson with the ability to play a real song!

About Heather

Whether it's music, Spanish, or math, I always tailor each lesson to the students unique qualities, personal preferences, goals, and needs. I have a contagious passion for what I do that makes lessons with me fun, even if it's tutoring in an unfavorable subject for the student. I have a degree i

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Jesse T.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jesse T.

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Jesse began studying guitar at the age of ten, and in his studies has developed an unwitting passion for playing and teaching. Bay Area native Jesse has studied with classical guitarist Angel Miguel Lejarza Leo, flamenco guitar virtuoso Jason McGuire, and has worked under the mindful instruction of classical guitarist Nicholas Goluses at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, New York. There Jesse completed his Bachelors in Music (Classical Performance) with distinction, and was honored with a Performer’s Certificate, demonstrating excellence in guitar performance. During his undergraduate studies, Jesse performed in masterclasses led by the prestigious GFA winner, Tengyue Zhang, and Bach expert, Paul Galbraith. His time at Eastman has given him a strong background in music theory; he is an advocate for the written and aural analysis of music, and stresses the importance of composition and instrumental exploration. As a performer and teacher, Jesse specializes in ...

About Jesse

I love music and have been composing and performing for many years. And although I love to compose and perform, teaching is probably my favorite aspect of working in music. I get the most joy in teaching when an individual learns something new, or when things start to "click" so to speak. Further, I

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Pranidhi
Jesse is an excellent teacher. He is calm, warm and incredibly patient with my 6 year old daughter. After having a thoughtful discussion about how we should start lessons, we agreed on an approach that would further encourage her natural enthusiasm for music. She loves it. Jesse has also been very flexible with offering zoom and in person classes. I have been really impressed with how well he holds my daughter’s attention even over zoom. He is a wonderful teacher and I could not recommend him more.
Lily
Jesse masters the art of making teaching be FUN! He is an incredible musician, but knows how to connect with kids to open up their world to love and learn music. My 6 year old son and 7 year old daughter both do ukulele lessons with Jesse, and it’s a highlight of their week. As a parent, I’m excited to have them learning an instrument, and at the same time, I see it building their confidence too. Being brave to practice singing and playing the instrument, despite feeling nervous about it. Jesse has a beautiful way of connecting to the kids with humor and encouragement, so they feel both comfortable and confident. I’m so happy we started music lessons with Jesse, and honestly cannot recommend him enough!!
Patrick Kennedy
Jesse structures lessons for the skill of the student and the direction the student wants to go in. Emphasizing the students abilities. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of music. Jesse explains concepts well and also ensures the student understands what is being thought. Great guitarist and great teacher.
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Eric J.

438 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor's of Music from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric J.

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I have been playing guitar since I was 8 years old, teaching guitar since I was 16 and through takelessons since 2013. My method is step-by-step and easy and to understand. I want to help you to become a great guitarist!

Lead & Rhythm Guitar:

Chord voicing: triads, four note open/closed chord voicing, chord melodies, comping, strumming, fingerstyle, standard grooves in various styles

Step-by-step approach to soloing/improvisation:
major & minor scales & modes & arpeggios, blues/pentatonic scales and "licks". Phrasing & line
development over simple - sophisticated harmonic changes Alternate/sweep & tremolo picking, hybrid picking, slide guitar, hammer on/pull offs, (up to 8 finger) tapping, bending and whammy techniques.

Sight reading (standard notation/tablature)
Music Theory & Ear Training
Composition/songwriting

About Eric

I give my students 110% and take pride in my students growth and accomplishments. I began working with takelessons in 2013 teaching students of all different ages, ability levels in-person and online. I teach many different subjects, and my experience as an online music teacher is unmatched. I'v

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I've been taking lessons with Eric for years and am continuously surprised at how great my voice sounds! Lessons have changed over the years as I've progressed and worked on different technical elements and different styles of music. I would highly recommend!
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Wes C.

105 Reviews
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  • Physical Education from Forsyth Technical Community College
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Wes C.

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I love to help with all of the basics and then go from there with whatever specific genre or technique each student might be interested in!

About Wes

Hey guys! My name is Wes and over the last 7-8 years I've absolutely fallen in love with music. It's amazing to me to see that music affects every single human, no matter what specific genre they might prefer. And to be able to pick up and instrument and join in on it is such an incredible experi

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Ronald
Most I've learned sitting at the piano in one day. Loved it!
Ashley
Very easy to understand the material and feels like I truly learn something new every lesson! Definitely will continue taking lessons!
Finn A.
Great first guitar lesson with Wes. He was very patient with my boys, they liked his teaching technique and he's enthusiastic and motivating. Thank you.
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Christopher M.

49 Reviews
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  • Speaks English only
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Music from Musicians Institute
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Christopher M.

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Become the guitar player you've always wanted to be! Learn to play along to your favorite songs, how to figure out your favorite songs, how to solo in ANY genre and ANY key, how to use modes, construct any chord arpeggiate/sweep, write your own songs, music theory, ear training, reading music and more!

About Christopher

My name is Chris and I am a professional guitar player. I have been teaching sense 2008 now and sharing the joy of music with others has become a passion of mine. I started playing the piano at the age of five, the trumpet at nine and the guitar at thirteen. Over the years I have also learned to p

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Matthew D.
Phenomenal teacher. Chris is extremely knowledgeable and makes learning how to play very simple. I always look forward to his lessons as I am constantly improving and hitting new milestones.
Charles F.
Chris is the perfect teacher for what i need, he knows his craft and is a straight shooter and he,s a nice guy.
Dianna S.
I was apprehensive in the beginning for my first in person ukulele lesson. I didn’t want to feel stupid or be a slow learner. But Chris Immediately made me feel comfortable and by the end of the lesson I felt I had made a friend. He is so knowledgeable and walked me through at my pace. After watching endless hours of YouTube ukulele videos, I finally understood the concepts with Chris’s help. Can’t wait till my next lesson with him.

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"You guys definitely should at least try a few lessons with Wes and see if it's a good fit! I guarantee you'll enjoy it!"
Sean
Took Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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Tony has been my sons (age 8) instructor for months and we can not say enough positive things about him. My son is very shy and Tony was able to make him comfortable from his very first lesson. I have seen Tony play with his own band and he is an impressive showman. I can see where he can be able to teach and be comfortable with any level of player - from beginner to advanced. Thanks again Tony!"
phil
Took Guitar lessons from Anthony G.
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"David has exceeded my expectations. He is a fantastic teacher and person. I look forward to continue to acquire the skills necessary to play the guitar with his help and guidance. I am so lucky that he is there for me."
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from David D.
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"It was a great first lesson with David . He is very kind and patient and helpful and I can see he is skilled as a musician. I am excited to work with him !"
Kelley Martel
Took Guitar lessons from David W.
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"Yes, he is top notch."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Ryan really enjoyed his first lesson with Daniel E. It was thorough and interesting enough to keep his attention. Daniel had good rapport with him through the online interface."
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"Chris is a great guitar instructor! He has been encouraging and helped my son become a confident on the guitar! Thank you Chris you are awesome"
Rocky
Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher H.
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"What a nice, enthusiastic and great instructor with the students best interest in learning to play. David is personable, easy going and wants his student to succeed. Took his time to find me (a total beginner in guitar) an excellent lesson book. His instruction motivates me and find his lessons very interesting anf fun! Can't wait to practice and look forward to my next lesson!"
Debora
Took Guitar lessons from David W.
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"Excellent lesson. He took the the time to assess my skill set and objectives. He got me going with an initial practice plan and sent me materials supporting the plan. Fantastic. Just what i wanted."
Doug
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"Aaron knows how to work with kids. After 30 minutes my 6 yo came out confident and ready to play!! He doesn’t realize that he still is terrible because he at least knows one chord!! Lol!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Aaron B.
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